Networking Opportunities

Join other ISSTD conference attendees for these fun opportunities to network during the 2021 Annual Conference:


President’s Reception | Friday, April 9 5:30-6:30pm
Open to All Conference Attendees
Kick off your conference experience on Friday evening by enjoy networking with your fellow conference participants at the President’s Reception (one drink ticket included in all registrations).

Annual Awards Reception | Saturday, April 10 5:30-6:30pm
Ticketed Event (included in multi-day registrations) – RSVP Required
Join us for hors d’oeuvres and networking as we recognize our 2021 Annual Award Winners!

Information & Networking Events

New Attendee Orientation | Friday, April 9 5:00-5:30pm
Join us in the Society Lounge for a First Time Attendee Orientation. Join us for a conversation with ISSTD luminaries, meet other attendees, and learn more about ISSTD then join us for the President’s Reception immediately following.

Membership Presentation | Saturday, April 10 3:00-3:30pm
Head to the Society Lounge to learn more about ISSTD Membership and hear from members about their experiences.

Poster Judging 
Check out the poster submissions while the judges make their assessments. Get to know your fellow attendees and discuss the posters with their presenters.

Member Engagement Meetup | Sunday, April 11 10:00-10:30am
Head to the Society Lounge to meet up with committee and SIG chairs and fellow members and learn how to get more involved with ISSTD!

Social Events

Signed, X Art Exhibit | Friday, April 9 5:30-6:30pm
During the President’s Reception, stop by the Signed, X exhibit which was created to provide an opportunity for survivors of sexual violence to share their stories of healing, struggling, and getting out of bed each day.

Special Interest Group Meetings

Connect with fellow members of the ISSTD Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Meals are not provided during the meetings so attendees are asked to bring breakfast/lunch.

Saturday, April 10 12:30-1:30pm
Transitional Aged Youth SIG
Vicarious Trauma SIG

Sunday, April 11 7:45-8:30am
Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures SIG
Child and Adolescent SIG

Sunday, April 12 12:30-1:30pm 
Creative Arts Therapy SIG